National home prices to fall, New York by Gehry begins rentals … and more

February 14, 2011 05:02PM

1. UWS tenants at 30 Lincoln Plaza condo conversion complain about landlord on Twitter [Curbed] 

2. National house prices expected to fall as much as 13 percent, according to Clear Capital’s home data index [HuffPo] 

3. Glenn Rufrano, Cushman’s new CEO, seeks to rejuvenate the company [Crain’s] 

4. Why property taxes on new homes may seem low [Newsday] 

5. Brooklyn locals petition to protest expansion of Grand Prospect Hall [IMBY]
6. City approves demolition permit for 35 Cooper Square, filed today [EV Grieve] 

7. Is the New York residential market experiencing a turning point in sales activity? [WSJ] 

8. 45 new condos sell in auction at Roosevelt Hotel [Curbed] 

9. Coignet Stone Company building at Whole Foods site on Third Avenue finally gets permit for roof repair [Pardon Me For Asking] 

10. TARP special inspector Neil Barofsky announces resignation, effective March 30 [WSJ] 

11. Evaluating Google’s place in the real estate web scene [Inman]
12. New York by Gehry, the 76-story building at 8 Spruce Street, is now renting units, starting at $2,630 for studios [Curbed]
13. Analyst says housing slump is contributing to the credit squeeze [WSJ] 

14. Greenpoint’s Century Vintage condo sells out its 31 units [Curbed]
15. Even stable U.S. cities are affected by double dip in housing [Business Insider] 

16. Donald Trump makes waves with Republican rep Ron Paul at Conservative Political Action Conference [Gawker]